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RuddyDuck

Silly Line question

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So we got about a month til opener, do you guys spool up your line now or wait til a week or so before. I know it wouldn't matter for braid, but talking for mono and flouro which can coil up while sitting on a reel spool. 

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You can spool up now then just put your reel in the freezer until you go. It wouldn't coil then. ;)

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I spooled mine up a month ago when I started fishing the river :-)

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23 minutes ago, bassfshin24 said:

I spooled mine up a month ago when I started fishing the river :-)

I knew some wise Apple was gonna say this.:grin: So when did you spool up your line for the river then?

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A week before I started fishing the river. I think it was the first week in March when I had most of my stuff spooled up. 

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Spool it up now. Go cast in the yard a dozen or so times to train it to the reel. Good to go. The sun is harder on mono than anything else, so keep it in a rod locker, in your garage, etc. No worries.

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as pike said, your fine whenever.. its either going to sit on a spool in the store or your reel, same difference.  Just keep it out of direct sunlight.

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I change Fluorocarbon on my reels so much it really doesn't matter. 

Fished out of a Boat for bass in MN all winter.

My gear is always ready.

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20 hours ago, SwimbaitChucker said:

I change Fluorocarbon on my reels so much it really doesn't matter. 

Fished out of a Boat for bass in MN all winter.

My gear is always ready.

Your not a normal Bass guy though, your superbassman or part fish! :grin:

I spooled everything up last week, so I'm ready now.

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SBChucker, do you get it cheap?  Or just feel the need to change your Fluoro that much?  Or I guess fish a lot of tournaments competitively?

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Or is it just a necessity from fishing a lot of water with rocks and/or wood?

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Buy the Bulk 1000 yard spools from Tackle Warehouse during their 25 days of savings in December. Seguar Red Label is 40 to 60% off.

Can afford to change it out every 3 or 4 weeks.

Piece of mind is priceless.

On 5/11/2016 at 0:47 PM, RuddyDuck said:

Your not a normal Bass guy though, your superbassman or part fish! :grin:

I spooled everything up last week, so I'm ready now.

Exactly, nothing normal about the conditions I will fish in.

Not many guys were fishing out of a 20 foot Skeeter this winter.

Fished 8 to 10 days a month out of a boat for Bass all winter long.

Caught an absurd amount of fish too.

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Understood, I'll have to keep watching the 25 days of savings deal.

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